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David Strahan

David Strahan

San Antonio, TX, US

 

About 

Executive Director, Vice President or Senior Manager offering outstanding presentation, communication and cross-cultural team management skills. High-energy, results-oriented leader with an entrepreneurial attitude.

Employment 

DS Architects, San Antonio, TX, US, Principal

Supervised 6 architects and interns
Managed Design and Construction Projects for BH Equities, a multifamily/apartment owner company with properties in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, & Iowa
Provided Due Diligence services for acquisitions to BH Management, a multifamily/apartment management company.
Defined project deliverables and monitored status of tasks.
Drafted action plans and led meetings with department executives to review project status and proposed changes.
Monitored costs, timescales and resources used to achieve scheduled completion.
Delivered status reports to stakeholders for budgeting and planning purposes.
Clients include La Quinta Inns, Club Corp, Frontier Enterprises, and USAA.

May 1992 - current
 

Tetra Tech, San Antonio, TX, US, Group Manager

Supervised 15 architects, engineers, interior designers, administration and construction observers.
Developed and monitored internal financial budgets.
Led a team of architects, technicians and interns throughout the contract document phases of all architectural projects.
Monitored the design process from conceptual phase through construction.
Acted as Project Manager for facilities projects.
Drafted technical write-ups for proposals and projects.
Fostered and maintained a collaborative professional working relationship with the project leadership team.
Initiated promotional activities, including contact with clients, business development and proposal development.
Reviewed completed reports, plans, estimates and calculations for accuracy.

Sep 2009 - Jun 2012
 

MACTEC Engineering, San Antonio,Tx, US, Senior Project Architect

Supervised 10 architects, engineers, interior designers and construction observers.
Drafted technical write-ups for proposals and projects.
Performed site due diligence and site selection for clients.
Completed formal design intent and construction documentation.
Initiated promotional activities, including contact with clients, business development and proposal development.
Reviewed completed reports, plans, estimates and calculations for accuracy.

Nov 2007 - Aug 2009
 

Education 

The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, US, Masters, Technology Commercialization

Master's from the McCombs School of Business. Studies focused on Business, Technology and Entrepreneur.

May 2003 - Aug 2005
 

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, US, BArch, Architecture

Architecture/Urban Design

Jan 1975 - Dec 1978
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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